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Makarfi Meets PDP NASS Members


By Ebitonye Akpodigha

The Ahmed Makarfi-led caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has met with the members of the party in the National Assembly (NASS).

Lawmakers of the PDP in the Assembly were led to the meeting on Tuesday evening by the Deputy Senate President, Mr Ike Ekweremadu.

During the meeting, Mr Makarfi appealed to the lawmakers to feel free to give useful suggestions that would move the party forward.

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He said the meeting was called for the lawmakers to assist leadership of the party harvest more ideas and be guided towards achieving the mandate of rebuilding the party and strategizing to return the PDP to power in 2019 not only with majority of states but also reclaiming the centre.

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Mr Makarfi also said the meeting was convened to brief members of the National Assembly on the state of affairs of the party since after the last National Convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State; especially on the ongoing reconciliation process.

In his opening remarks, Mr Ekweremadu thanked members for taking time out of their busy schedule to attend the meeting.

He equally expressed appreciation for the recognition accorded them by the National Caretaker Committee for the briefing.

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At the gathering, the peace process initiated by the National Caretaker Committee to reconcile all aggrieved members of the party was unanimously endorsed.

The party leadership maintained that there is no faction in the PDP but grievances amongst party members and that will be resolved soonest.

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Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan.

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